28 September 2009
Reason for treatment
Examine, X-ray, clean, repair, stabilize, and repack as required.
The object came back from York with small mineralised textile remains detached from the object. Some of the wooden remains were loose.
The packaging of the object was modified to make it more accessible. The loose wood remains were consolidated with 5% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone applied with a glass micropipette. The textile fragment was placed inside a gelatine capsule together with the object.